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Augustine

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I was told to come and introduce myself. I am a 70 year old 100% disabled Vietnam veteran born and raised in Fresno, in the San Joaquin Valley of California. I started my own glass and window repair shop in 1996 at age 45 and sold it and retired in 2015. I was a Democrat for 48 years and voted for Trump in 2016. I went to high school with congressman Jim Costa. I got tired of Gavin Newsom destroying the state and bought 5 1/2 acres and moved to an area in the woods just outside of Troy, Montana where I will be building a home. I am staying at my son's home in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho and go to Montana to clear the trees and level the land when possible. I bought a 26 Ft. travel trailer that I leave on the property. I drive a 2011 Toyota Tundra Rock Warrior 4 x 4. Since we have a lot of Black and Grizzly bears there, I purchased a Glock 20 gen 4 10 mm and a Palmetto State Armory AR10 308 Winchester. I have been stock piling ammo for both as well as food and water for when the SHTF. I think that the economy and the housing market are going to crash just like in 2008 and I want to be prepared for it. I only buy when things go on sale and I buy one package of toilet paper every time I go to Costco whether I need it or not. I bought four cases of green beans and four cases corn when it was on sale for $.50 per can. I also bought a case of Chef Boy R Dee ravioli for $.88 per can and Progresso soup for $.99 per can. I only buy what I normally like to eat. My wife and I have two small dogs.
 

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OK Corgi Rancher

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Welcome... I'm a transplant from northern Idaho myself. One thing I'll tell you from having lived in bear country from 1989 to 2020. Learn how to live in their neighborhood. They're fantastic creatures. Be aware of them, respect them, but don't go looking for trouble from them. You face a far greater threat from 2 legged predators, even in isolated areas, than you ever will from a bear.
 
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